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  1. Succession high on plenum agenda

    Posted Sep 16th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... held between party congresses. Each plenum usually has specific themes. For example, the first plenum, which is convened right after the national congress, elects the Politburo and its Standing ... was elevated to the Politburo Standing Committee in 2007 at the 17th party congress and became vice-president last year. A cliche-studded communiqu? is usually issued after the plenum closes, rolling ...

  2. Plenum to focus on furthering reforms

    Posted Sep 29th 2008, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... to be how to push forward with reforms in the face of economic uncertainties. A statement issued after a Politburo meeting yesterday chaired by President Hu Jintao said the third plenum of the 17th ... Strengthening agriculture and ensuring grain safety were listed as top goals for the government and its economic development policies. The Politburo meeting also promises to seek to narrow social ...

  3. Yangtze hydropower project seen as threat to rare fish

    Posted Jun 26th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... chief and a Politburo member, had used his personal influence to clear the way for it. Critics say the dam would not generate enough power to justify the expense of building it. But sources said ...

  4. Beijing reviews key human rights treaty

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Revelation by Politburo Standing Committee member prompts speculation the mainland may ratify the covenant A senior Communist Party leader said yesterday ... of delay. 'The Chinese government is actively considering major issues involved in the covenant and will start the legal process of ratification once the conditions are mature,' Politburo ...

  5. Is it next stop Beijing for Bo aboard the Chongqing express?

    Posted Sep 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... is in charge of its anti-corruption work, served as party chief of Chongqing between 1999 and 2002. He is now a member of the nine-member Politburo Standing Committee, which rules the mainland ... station. Flanked by Wang, he reiterated his unreserved support for the officers carrying out the purge. Bo has been a member of the Politburo since 2007, and his move to Chongqing came soon after ...

  6. Taiwanese New Party delegation in Beijing

    Posted Jul 11th 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao A delegation from Taiwan's pro-unification New Party arrived in Beijing yesterday for a four-day visit, joining a senior mainland official to appeal for reconciliation. 'People across the Taiwan Strait can only benefit from the maintenance of peace and stability,' party chairman Yok Mu-ming said. Mr Yok made the remarks at a meeting with Politburo Standing ...

  7. Latest Urumqi unrest weighs on party boss

    Posted Sep 05th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Political analysts said there had been no precedent on the mainland where senior officials, such as Wang- a Politburo member- had been sacked over protests and unrest. Dr Li Wei, a Beijing-based ...

  8. Slow, cautious approach to political reform favoured

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... the Politburo discussed measures to strengthen the party's ability to govern and maintain social stability. 'Improving the country's political systems... must proceed from China's ...

  9. Late vice-premier plagued by graft rumours receives praise

    Posted Sep 29th 2008, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... authors, the article was attributed to the party's historic research office and appeared on what would have been Huang's 70th birthday. Huang was promoted to the Politburo Standing ...

  10. Democracy on everyone's lips, but is it just talk?

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao, Ting Shi

    ... it has done little to answer mounting calls for competitive elections at the highest level of the Politburo. Professor Liu says Beijing has yet to specify things like the the nomination process for the party's general secretary and the number of members the Politburo should have, which has varied at different party congresses. 'We have seen frequent revisions of the party charter - almost ...




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